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teri_l
by teri_l
ISS and Self-Storage Talk News
Get updates and news regarding Self-Storage Talk, Inside Self-Storage and Self-Storage Training Institute here. Also post here to leave feedback or get support relating to posting, registering or site features.
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481 2,848
Inside Self-Storage World Expo Las Vegas
Get expo information and connect with show attendees, speakers and exhibitors in this forum. Read about goings on, plan meetings, ask questions and more.
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Amy_ISS
by Amy_ISS
General Self-Storage Forums
Newbie Lounge
New to the forum or the industry? Let us know who you are, when you got started in self-storage, your areas of expertise, etc.
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1,095 8,683
General Storage Chat
If you have general questions or comments and arenít sure where to ask/put them, start with this forum.
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Storman
by Storman
Day-to-Day Management
All things relating to the day-to-day management of self-storage facilities: customer service, sales, taking payments, policies and procedures, site maintenance and more.
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3,105 36,346
Marketing
Facility promotions and advertising including special events, Yellow Pages, Internet, working with media, etc.
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dieselrealtor
Staffing, Education and Training
For owners and managers, information on interviewing, hiring, firing, incentives, salaries, etc. Also share info on training, websites, books, seminars and other learning resources.
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398 4,255
Amy_ISS
by Amy_ISS
Construction, Development and Financing
Building, developing and financing self-storage: site selection, feasibility, due diligence, zoning, design, layout, building components, loan types, lending options, rates, working with lenders, and more.
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801 5,286
Legal and Insurance Issues
Rental agreements, lawsuits, lien sales, abandonment ... anything relating to legal issues for self-storage. Also discuss specialized insurance coverages for the business, stories of insurance claims, etc.
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RandyL
by RandyL
Technology: Software and Security
Software, hardware, kiosks, electronic locks, websites, crime prevention, video surveillance, gate access, alarm systems and more.
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1,069 10,044
Tales From the Trenches
Share bizarre or interesting stories from inside the storage trenches: difficult customers, strange items stored, unusual happenings, etc.
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Last Post: Think again, lady!
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RHS_TX
by RHS_TX
Sound Off for ISS
Share your insights with readers of ISS magazine! Answer questions in this forum, and your responses might be selected to appear in an upcoming issue of our print publication.
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Amy_ISS
by Amy_ISS
Polls
Start a thread to survey the SST community. Similarly, respond to all polls here.
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fishhu1968
Self-Storage Specialty Forums
Forums by State and Country
Discuss self-storage topics and issues specific to the state or country in which you operate! We encourage the participation of the state associations in this forum.
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Ancillaries and Add-On Profit Centers
Chat here about ancillary products/services: boat/RV storage, retail merchandise, storage condos, wine storage, records storage, mobile storage, pack and ship, business services, cell-tower leases, eBay sales, car washing and others.
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Amy_ISS
by Amy_ISS
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Self-Storage Marketplace
Real Estate Listings and Investment Opportunities
AVAILABLE TO REGISTERED USERS ONLY. PLEASE LOG IN. List your self-storage facilities for sale or solicit facilities to buy in this section. Brokers may post properties, but please, no self-promotion of firms. Those seeking investors or partners may also post here.
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Job Fair
AVAILABLE TO REGISTERED USERS ONLY. PLEASE LOG IN. Have a self-storage position you want to fill? Looking for a management or other industry position? Post your wanted and for-hire queries here.
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Goods and Services Exchange
NO VENDOR POSTINGS PLEASE! Managers and operators can sell and swap goods here: equipment, retail product, side business, crafts, etc.
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RHS_TX
by RHS_TX
Miscellaneous Forums
Outside the Industry
Forum for non-self-storage discussions relating to government, religion, politics, economics, philosophy and other volatile topics. Please obey all forum rules. Disclaimer: The opinions here do not reflect those of the owners or advertisers and neither assume any responsibility or liability for content.
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Amy_ISS
by Amy_ISS
Practice and Testing Area
If youíre not sure how to work the various features of the forum, you can practice here before posting elsewhere.
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